Egyptian women two years after the revolution

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Tue Jan 15 2013, 15:53:26

Two years after the Arab spring, it seems women's rights have fallen behind. Human rights organisations are concerned that gender equality has taken a step backwards. Given the traditional nature of many of these countries, there had been hope that the revolution would improve the status of women, especially since so many had taken part in numerous street protests. Yet in Egypt, the women remain divided...

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